Kristi Nixon

09/30/2014 - 1:59pm
ROCKWELL – Only a few minutes removed from easily winning his final home cross country meet at Linn Grove Country Club, Peyton Twedt, the Class 1A second-ranked individual looked like he’d just been out for a stroll and took time to hug his grandmother, Elaine, before she headed off to watch “Dancing With the Stars.” He had just obliterated his personal best time by...
09/16/2014 - 10:52am
HAMPTON – Next man in. The No. 7-ranked Hampton-Dumont football team dominated in every facet of the game but faced losing another starting lineman to injury in a 49-8 non-district win over South Hardin on Friday, Sept. 12 in its first home game. “It was a good win for us because they are a good football team,” Hampton-...
09/16/2014 - 10:46am
SHEFFIELD – Facing match point in the third set of a Corn Bowl Conference rivalry match, North Butler clawed its way back into it. But West Fork was able to hold on in a 25-20, 25-16, 27-29, 23-25, 15-5 win over the Bearcats on Thursday, Sept. 11. “The girls have really changed from last year, the girls feel more free to play...
09/16/2014 - 10:42am
HANSELL – The North Hansell shooting complex started work on Thursday, Sept. 11 to stretch the rifle range to 400 and 500 yards. It was a spur of the moment action on talks that began to have the land belonging to Franklin County since this Spring. “What we’ve done today is we improved our 100-, 200- and 300-yard target...
09/09/2014 - 10:55am
SHEFFIELD – A blocked kick and stops made by West Fork against Belmond-Klemme on fourth down helped the Warhawk football team to hang on against the Broncos, 20-19, on Friday, Sept. 5. Under first-year coach Eric Gabe, who has the Warhawks believing in themselves, West Fork is 2-0 for the first time since 2011. In on the fourth down...
09/09/2014 - 10:52am
HAMPTON – Less than a week after rolling her vehicle on a county road, West Fork head volleyball coach Abbee Dickman directed her team to an eighth straight Franklin County Triangular win. She has the bumps and bruises to show for the accident, and it was only one example of why the game is only a game on Tuesday, Sept. 2. “It...
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